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Color-Filled Wonderland Vase

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

Color-Filled Wonderland Vase
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Color-Filled Wonderland Vase

designed by Alison Craig

This flea market find, painted in the style of Mackenzie Childs, will add flair to your d├Ęcor.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

  • Antique Gold (DAG09)
  • Black (DAG67)
  • Calypso Blue (DAG234)
  • Glorious Gold (Metallic) (DAG71)
  • Indian Turquoise (DAG87)
  • Razzle Berry (DAG276)
  • White (DAG01)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • vase (flea market find)
  • #6 flat brush
  • #10 flat brush
  • #5 round brush
  • #6 round brush
  • 3/4" rake brush

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let paint dry in between steps.

  1. Paint 1-1/2" section of the vase bottom Razzle Berry with a 3/4" rake brush.
  2. Using a 3/4" rake brush, paint Black and White stripes up the vase.
  3. Paint 1/2" wide borders of stripes on the vase top and bottom using Antique Gold and the #10 flat brush.
  4. Go over the Antique Gold borders with two coats of Glorious Gold with a #6 round brush.
  5. Leaving a 1/2" border at the very top, paint the upper section Calypso Blue using the 3/4" rake brush.
  6. With a #10 flat brush, paint 1-1/4" wide Indian Turquoise diamonds around the vase over the Calypso Blue section.
  7. Using a #6 flat brush, paint the vase top Black.
  8. Outline the Antique Gold sections and diamonds using a #6 round brush and Black.
  9. With a #6 round brush and Black, draw an X design inside the bands of Antique Gold. Paint a pattern of three Xs and then a dot, repeating if desired.
  10. Paint 1/4" circles where each diamond meets another using a #5 round brush and Black.
  11. Randomly paint 1/4" Black polka dots in the Razzle Berry section with a #5 round brush.
  12. Using a #5 round brush, fill in the little circles with Razzle Berry and make tiny dots around the bottom of the Black band.
  13. Make a loose checker pattern in Black and White around the top vase edge using a #6 flat brush.
  14. Using a #10 flat brush, randomly dry-brush Antique Gold on the White stripes for an aged effect
  15. Make tiny White dots using a #5 round brush around each outlined diamond.

HELPFUL HINTS

Use multiple coats of paint as needed.

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